It's Christmastime, a time when a family would like to focus on good times and togetherness and forget all the bitter memories that transpired during the year. With the humiliating sex scandals that rocked not just the marriage of reality TV stars Josh and Anna Duggar, but the entire Duggar family as well, it's only understandable that the Duggars would strive to transcend the obstacles by focusing on the future.
This is exactly what the 19 Kids and Counting family are doing by highlighting the new generation of Duggars in new photos of the Duggars' pre-Christmas preparations. US Magazine reports that on Dec. 8, Anna posted a photo of Meredith Grace helping with the trimmings on the family's Christmas tree.
The picture came out on their official Facebook page with the caption: "It looks like someone is trying to help put the final touches up for Christmas decorations!" Anna and Josh have three other children: Mackynzie, 6, Michael, 4, and Marcus, 2.
However, if Anna is trying her best to blot out memories of the bitter moments of 2015 this Christmas, she might fail if she watches an episode of the Duggars' latest reality TV special, Jill & Jessa: Counting On.
One of the show is an episode featuring a tell-all confession from Anna Duggar who talks about her husband Josh's sex scandal for the first time on national TV.
The episode's teaser premiered on Good Morning America on Dec. 9. This was her first time to mentions Josh's betrayal and the impact it had not just on her marriage but on Anna personally.
"I was just like, 'I'm gonna wake up and this is going to be okay,'" Anna said in the teaser. "'And this really. This can't be true.'"
In the promotional clip, Jill Duggar Dillard also says: "Everybody makes their own decisions and everybody makes their own choices, but they're not the only ones that suffer the consequences."
Nevertheless, it seems like most of the Duggar couples in the family are still experiencing wedded bliss, including another member of the Duggar clan, Amy.
Amy Duggar King released a blog post on how she takes care of her husband. The post was published on Dill and Duggs, her own website that would feature her own family. Amy Duggar and her husband of only a few months, Dillon King, only wed last September, so it would be expected that she would still sound like a gushing bride on her first blog post.
"Right now though," she wrote, "I have to tend to my husband today who's a little bit under the weather. It's that time of year again where Kleenex just happens to be your best friend."